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4000 IELTS Academic Word List (1)

IELTS academic test is a widely accepted examine to apply universities and colleges in English countries. Its mark is extremely important for university admission, especially for top universities. To shoot a high mark, you have to work hard to prepare the exam, and spend much of time to build IELTS academic vocabulary. Vocabulary level is a key factor to evaluate language level in all English tests, IELTS has no exception. But for test takers, because the test date is booked very soon, they are always trying to study something that are high probably useful in the test. It means pick up a dictionary to prepare IELTS is definitely a bad idea. Every word has own frequency in certain circumstance. IELTS test, especially academic reading test, also has convention to select materials. Words that meet with the convention are called IELTS academic words. Of course, IELTS academic word list isn’t unique. Search on Internet you can see a dozen of them. Students with separate levels may choose a list to fit own situation. This list is the largest one in the website, and is serious resource for IELTS test takers. The total 4000+ words reflect the essential vocabulary level of IELTS academic test. If you are serious for your future test, you should work on this list. It’s long but deserves to spend time. Besides, we remind you this list is based on general word list. For IELTS academic test takers, you need general words as fundament.


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applicable: Read
a.
capable of being applied; fit or suitable to be applied; having relevance

applicant: Read
n. Syn. candidate
candidate

application: Read
n. Syn. diligence
close attention; work of applying something; verbal or written request for assistance

apply: Read
v. Syn. exert
exert; put into service; avail oneself to;

appoint: Read
v. Syn. designate; nominate
designate; nominate

appointment: Read
n. Syn. arrangement
act of putting a person into a non-elective position; arrangement

appreciable: Read
a. Syn. considerable; perceptible
considerable; perceptible

appreciate: Read
v. Syn. admire; value
be thankful for; increase in worth; be thoroughly conscious of

appreciation: Read
n. Syn. recognition; taste
recognition; taste; judgment or opinion, especially a favorable one

appreciative: Read
a.
having or showing a just or ready appreciation or perception

apprentice: Read
n.
works for an expert to learn a trade; beginner; learner

approach: Read
n. Syn. access; method
access; method

appropriate: Read
v. Syn. acquire; allocate
acquire; take possession of for one's own use; set apart for specific use

approval: Read
n. Syn. sanction; endorsement
official approbation; endorsement; act of approving

approve: Read
v. Syn. ratify
ratify; consider right or good; think or speak favorably of

approximate: Read
v. Syn. approach
approach; come near

approximately: Read
ad. Syn. about; roughly
about; roughly

apt: Read
a. Syn. appropriate; suitable
likely; exactly suitable; appropriate; quick to learn or understand

aptitude: Read
n. Syn. intelligence; talent
inherent ability; quickness in learning and understanding

arbitrary: Read
a. Syn. capricious; impulse
randomly chosen; determined by chance or impulse, and not by reason or principle

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 IELTS Academic Word List - QuizMore Quizzes Show Quiz 
abeyance  Read
Exercise
disturb, especially by minor irritations; irritate
Exercise
endowed with life; alive; living; animated
Exercise
embellishment; decoration; something that beautifies or adorns; ornament
Exercise
suspended action; temporary cessation or suspension
acquaint  Read
Exercise
valiant; venturesome; inclined or willing to incur hazard or engage in adventures
Exercise
suspended action; temporary cessation or suspension
Exercise
inform about; cause to come to know personally; make familiar
Exercise
doubtlessly; in an acknowledged manner; confessedly
adversity  Read
Exercise
in opposing direction; harmful or unfavorable; acting or serving to oppose
Exercise
pay; provide; have the financial means for; bear the cost of
Exercise
story or room directly below the roof of a building, especially a house;
Exercise
state of misfortune, hardship, or affliction; misfortune
advertise  Read
Exercise
give notice to; inform or apprise; make known; give public notice of
Exercise
approach; come near
Exercise
one who contends with another, especially in combat; an adversary; opponent
Exercise
inform about; cause to come to know personally; make familiar
affirm  Read
Exercise
assert; confirm
Exercise
beg pardon
Exercise
military stores or provisions; articles used in weapons, as powder, balls, shot, shells
Exercise
give help or support to, especially as a subordinate
afford  Read
Exercise
pay; provide; have the financial means for; bear the cost of
Exercise
solitary; by oneself
Exercise
act of giving authority or legal power; establishment by authority; sanction or warrant
Exercise
beg pardon
animate  Read
Exercise
endowed with life; alive; living; animated
Exercise
pay; provide; have the financial means for; bear the cost of
Exercise
beg pardon
Exercise
about; roughly
annoy  Read
Exercise
sufficient; enough to meet a purpose
Exercise
designate; nominate
Exercise
disturb, especially by minor irritations; irritate
Exercise
state of being ambiguous; doubtfulness or uncertainty
approximately  Read
Exercise
about; roughly
Exercise
story or room directly below the roof of a building, especially a house;
Exercise
a juvenile between the onset of puberty and maturity;
Exercise
assert; confirm
aristocracy  Read
Exercise
half-open; slightly turned or opened
Exercise
typical; mean; achieve or reach on average
Exercise
inform about; cause to come to know personally; make familiar
Exercise
hereditary nobility; privileged class
 IELTS Academic Word List - SpellMore Exercises Show Exercise 
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a. Syn. anomalous; unusual
unusual; not typical; not normal


Spelling Word: abnormal
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ad.
on a ship, train, plane or other vehicle; in or into a group, organization, or business


Spelling Word: aboard
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v. Syn. Inform
inform about; cause to come to know personally; make familiar


Spelling Word: acquaint
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a. Syn. further; extra
further; extra; supplemental or added to


Spelling Word: additional
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n. Syn. management; supervision; executive
management; supervision; people who are in charge for management; activity of government for powers and duties


Spelling Word: administration
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n.
favorable judgment; feeling of pleasure, wonder, and approval


Spelling Word: admiration
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n. Syn. youth; juvenescence
state of growing up from childhood to manhood or womanhood; transitional period between youth and maturity


Spelling Word: adolescence
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v. Syn. further; progress
proceed; move forward; improve; moving forward


Spelling Word: advance
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a. Syn. loving
having affection or warm regard; loving; fond; kindly inclined; zealous


Spelling Word: affectionate
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n.
state of being allied; act of allying or uniting; a union or connection of interests between families, states, parties


Spelling Word: alliance